St. Joseph The Carpenter School

140 East 3rd Avenue,
Roselle, NJ, 07203-0720
     Tel: (908)245-6560
Grades: PK - 8 | 257 students
St. Joseph the Carpenter School is a Christ- Centered Zone.
When you enter our school, you immediately feel His presence.
We recognize that Christ dwells in all people and strive to treat each other justly.
Mass as a school community, participation in many faithfilled activities such as giving to the poor, food drives, praying the rosary together, outreach to our homebound parishioners and praying for school families each day are also some examples of ways we live our faith.
The Mission of St. Joseph the Carpenter School is to provide a caring supportive community which nurtures the individual needs of all its students.
While keeping pace with the educational, spiritual, social and physical development of our students, we strive to bring them to their fullest potential as human beings and as children of God.
Our students are urged to fully appreciate their own worth and value as a unique creation of God.
Likewise, they are though awareness of the needs of others and are motivated to show respect for the rights of others and to actively serve the human community.
St. Joseph the Carpenter School, therefore, celebrates all races, colors, national religions and ethnic origins of the families in our school community.
All rights, privileges, programs and activities are afforded to all students equally.
While a primary goal of St. Joseph the Carpenter School is academic excellence, the curriculum and all other programs of the school exist within the framework of the Catholic Church.
We follow the curriculum guidelines promulgated by the Archdiocese of Newark which meets the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards.
We follow the Archdiocese of Newark Guidelines on grading and curriculum expectations.
St. Joseph The Carpenter School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and achieved reaccreditation in 2006.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 257 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 87%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade St. Joseph The Carpenter School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Roselle Catholic High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chestnut Street Early Childhood Center/cslc (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chestnut Street Early Childhood Center/cslc (0.1 miles away)
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  • RoselleChestnut Street Early Childhood Center/cslc
    303 Chestnut Street
    0.1 mi | 52 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • RoselleRoselle Catholic High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    350 Raritan Rd
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 572 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • UnionFive Points Y M C A
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    201 Tucker Avenue
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    1 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • RoselleThe Shim Academy Of Montessori
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    1305 St. George Avenue
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    1 mi | 39 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • LindenWee Care Presch Learning Center
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    918 Lincoln Street
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    1.2 mi | 2 students | Gr. PK-K                      

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